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SOME USEFUL HOUSING BOOKS.
The following books may be studied with advantage by all housing reformers :-
Lumley's Public Health Acts, by Macmorran and Lushington. (67/6; Shaw,
Knight's "Annotated Model Byelaws of the Local Government Board." (10/6;
Willoughby's "Health Officer's Pocket Book." (7/6; Lockwood, London). Taylor's The Sanitary Inspector's Handbook." (5/-; Lewis, 136, Gower Street, W.C.)
Eighth Special Report of the U.S.A. Commissioner of Labour (Housing of the Working Classes)—Washington.
"The Housing Question in London," by C. T. Stewart, late Clerk to the London County Council. (P. S. King & Son, London). Nottingham Housing Report, by A. M. Brown, M.I.C.E.
Liverpool: Report of the Deputation of the Housing Committee, 1901 (Austin
Taylor, Esq., J.P., Chairman).
Manchester: Report on the Housing of the Working Classes, by the Sanitary Committee (Ald. Walton Smith, Chairman).
"No Room to Live," by George Haw. (2/6; Wells, Gardner, Darton & Co., 3, Paternoster Buildings, E.C.)
"Britain's Homes," by George Haw. (2/6; Clarion Press, 72, Fleet Street, E.C.)
"Rural Hygiene," by G. V. Poore, M.D. (6/6; Longman's, London). "Housing of the Working Classes," by Bowmaker. (2/6; Methuen, London). "Public Health and Housing," by J. F. J. Sykes, M.D. (6/-; P. S. King and
"The Cottage Homes of England," by W. Walter Crotch. (2/-; P. S. King and Son, London).
USEFUL PAMPHLETS ON THE HOUSING QUESTION.
Fabian Tract No. 76: "Houses for the People." (Id.; Fabian Society, 3, Clement's Inn, Strand, W.C.)
"Better Homes for the Workers," by H. R. Aldridge. (1d; 432, West Strand, W.C.)
General facts as to deficient accommodation-Overcrowding on area--"The
The Public Conscience must be aroused-Housing Councils must be formed
Duties of Sanitary Inspector--Bye-laws--Nuisances-Overcrowding—
How to get large slum districts condemned---How to deal with small slums
Labourers' (Ireland) Acts-Cottages erected in Ireland.
Local improvement schemes and railway Bills-Artisans' and labourers'
Loans under Part III-General information as to municipal dwellings in
head, charge per night, receipts and expenses-Statistics as to municipal
London County Council dwellings--Tabular statements as to cost and
CHAPTER IX.-DETAILS AS TO CONSTRUCTION AND FINAN-
Liverpool cheap tenements for very poor-Manchester tenement houses
The first Richmond scheme--Site, roads and sewers-Details as to
The Ixworth (Suffolk) municipal cottages-The Penshurst (Kent) Pioneer
Abstract of the Act-Loans sanctioned-The Ilford District Council
How to prepare a municipal housing scheme-Cost of site--Cost of
Houses built by co-operative societies-Housing scheme of the Woolwich
Sunlight Mr. Cadbury's experiment at Bournville-The Bournville Trust.
Effect of bye-laws on building construction-Cheap building materials—
Miss Octavia Hill's experiment-Glasgow Workmen's Dwellings Company
The need for improved means of locomotion.—What cheap transit will do,
General conditions in Continental towns---Sanitary administration--Re-
Cheaper land, money, transit and building required-Taxation of land
II.--Summary of the following Acts of Parliament, bye-laws, and other